If you work full time, you can enroll in and pay for Short Term Disability insurance which providers partial salary replacement if you can't work due to your own disabling injury/illness.
This salary replacement (~60%) begin when you have an approved claim after a 30-day waiting period from your "date of disability" and may continue for a up to a maximum of 9 weeks.
You must apply within 31 days of your hire or newly eligible date to be guaranteed this 30 day waiting period. If you apply after this 31 days, you'll have a 60-day waiting period for illnesses/pregnancy during the first year of coverage.
You may enroll or end at any time using the Workday Benefits worklet.
2022 & 2021 Optional Short Term Disability Costs Per Paycheck:
Current Plan Documents
Provided through the Standard Insurance beginning 1/1/19